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INDYCAR Again Digs Self Into A Dark Hole
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2012 – 9:30 | 4 Comments
INDYCAR Again Digs Self Into A Dark Hole

The engines of the cars in this year’s darn-good Indianapolis 500 had barely cooled – well, except for the Lotus engines, which were thoroughly cooled after being black flagged for being, basically, lousy – when talk of an INDYCAR revolt began to surface.
A revolt against the series’ leader, president and CEO Randy Bernard.
It was a [...]

Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?
Wednesday, 6 Jun, 2012 – 5:07 | 4 Comments
Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?

Perhaps the craziest thing about the latest incident involving Kurt Busch is this: It was a great question that the reporter asked. It was an essential question and had Busch answered it, he would be getting ready to head to Pocono today and NASCAR fans would know a lot more about an important subject.
The incident [...]

Johnson Suddenly Shaping Up As A Six-Timer
Tuesday, 5 Jun, 2012 – 10:09 | One Comment
Johnson Suddenly Shaping Up As A Six-Timer

Given his driving talents, his team’s equipment and, oh yes, the fact that he has been the best driver of his generation – if not of all time – the question that was put to Jimmie Johnson after Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Dover seemed pretty reasonable.
The answer he gave was equally reasonable and equally [...]

Kurt Busch Suspended
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 18:17 | 4 Comments
Kurt Busch Suspended

NASCAR on Monday announced it has suspended driver Kurt Busch for verbally berating a reporter over the weekend at Dover International Speedway.
Busch, who drives in the Sprint Cup Series for Phoenix Racing and for his brother’s Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Nationwide Series, has been suspended until June 13 of this year and extended his [...]

Forgiving Racers Put Patch On Belle Isle’s Image
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 7:26 | 2 Comments
Forgiving Racers Put Patch On Belle Isle’s Image

Fueled by Frosted Flakes during an unexpected mid-race break, Scott Dixon won Sunday’s Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and then implored IZOD IndyCar Series fans and critics to give the mean Streets of Detroit a break.
“It was a fun day. Fun day. Pretty crazy,” Dixon said after waiting-out a near two-hour red flag stoppage [...]

Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2012 – 20:55 | Comments Off
Johnson Scary Fast In Winning At The Monster

Jimmie Johnson dominated the FedEx 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway on Sunday and won for the second time in two weeks.
Johnson, who won at Darlington two weeks ago, easily held of Kevin Harvick to get the victory.
The victory was the 57th of the five-time champion’s Cup career. It was the seventh [...]

Race Day: Drivers Looking For Concrete Results
Sunday, 3 Jun, 2012 – 9:07 | Comments Off
Race Day: Drivers Looking For Concrete Results

It’s pretty tough to wring a consensus out of drivers on about any subject. But it seems that most Sprint Cup drivers seem to have nice feelings about Dover International Speedway, site of today’s FedEx 400.
Now, getting them to agree to why they like it is a different story.
Here is what some of those drivers [...]

Dixon On Pole At Belle Isle
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 15:32 | Comments Off
Dixon On Pole At Belle Isle

Scott Dixon of Target Chip Ganassi Racing won the pole for Sunday’s IndyCar Series race at the Belle Isle street course in Detroit.
Second was Will Power of Team Penske.
Dixon recorded a lap of 1 minute, 10.3162 seconds – a qualifying record for the 2.07-mile, 14-turn street circuit layout – in the final 30 seconds of [...]

Bodine, Rain Win Camping World Race At Dover
Friday, 1 Jun, 2012 – 18:09 | Comments Off
Bodine, Rain Win Camping World Race At Dover

Todd Bodine won the rain-shortened Lucas Oil 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Dover International Raceway on Friday afternoon.
The victory at the Dover mile was the first of the season for Bodine and the the first since he won at Kentucky in 2010.
Parker Kligerman finished second and Kevin Harvick, who dominated until the rains [...]

GRAND-AM To Get First Taste Of The Motor City
Friday, 1 Jun, 2012 – 9:35 | Comments Off
GRAND-AM To Get First Taste Of The Motor City

Courtesy of the 2012 GRAND-AM Series schedule, Max Angelelli heads straight from Victory Lane into the unknown this weekend. Oh, except for a couple of stops at the video game console along the way.
Next up for all the teams and drivers of the series is the Detroit stop on the schedule: The Chevrolet 200 at [...]